Elk County, Pennsylvania

Near Marienville Pa

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Elk County Pennsylvania (Class A) BFRO

June 2010

I have debated whether or not to report my encounter to the BFRO or any organization. I don't know why, but I guess I wanted to keep this experience to myself for a few years and then it just didn't seem to matter as far as reporting it. But now, I realize that all encounters need to be in a data base somewhere. These DO exist and when that day of discovery happens, this database will house many of the answers. My encounter happened in early June of 2010. I took a friend to the Marienville/Timberline ATV trails northeast of Marienville, Pennsylvania in the Allegheny National Forest, to ride ATV's for the day. Allegheny National Forest covers approximately 515,000 acres or 800 square miles of protected wilderness in North Eastern Pa. The forest is pretty dense in most spots and has many types of terrain. From my understanding the Allegheny National Forest is one of the least densely populated areas east of the Mississippi River. Surrounding the Forest are more woodlands and farm coun...

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Elk County Pennsylvania (Class B) BFRO

Hunters hear loud vocalization and breaking branches

I was at our hunting cabin along with my dad, uncle and brother. My brother and I were sitting out in front of our cabin in front of a small campfire. My dad and uncle were inside of the cabin. It was...

September 2003

Elk County Pennsylvania (Class B) BFRO

Hunters hear nighttime vocalization on Belltown Hill, near the north shore of the Clarion River in the Allegheny National Forest

During winter archery season, my father, uncle, and I were in our hunting cabin which is located in Elk County. This area is mainly timber land and is situated along the northern shore of the Clairion...

November 1977

Mason County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Nighttime sighting by motorist near Jarrel Cove State Park

Myself and my cousin were driving to Jarrel Cove on Hartstene Island for a 2 day fishing trip. We had left my apartment in Renton about 7:30pm and headed south to Highway 3 and Hartstene. We enc...

September 2005

Fleming County Kentucky (Class B) BFRO

Piercing scream heard by twelve people near Mays Lick

In June of 2005 my family had a strange occurance. My son and a couple of his friends wanted to camp out down in the woods. My husband and one of the other boys' dad went down to check on them before ...

June 2005

Pierce County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Loud late night stomping frightens backpackers near Echo Lake

I had hiked up to Echo Lake along the Greenwater Echo Lake trail near Greenwater Washington. I and my friend had setup camp for the night along the northern edge of the lake. I woke up around 2 am to ...

October 2012

Nassau County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Late night sighting by a stranded boater on the St. Marys River

A friend and I decided to go boating one Saturday morning and went to Scotts landing in Nassau County, Florida on the St Marys River. We rented a boat and headed west up the St Marys River into Georgi...

December 2012

Nevada County California (Class A) BFRO

Retired Law Enforcement Officer Has Daytime Sighting

First of all I am a 55-year-old male former Marine, fireman and state police officer just recently retired. I have been all over the world in the military and an avid camper. I have often heard of big...

August 2004

Hillsborough County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Daytime sighting by a wildlife biologist on a trail in the Cypress Creek Preserve

First, I'll start with the fact that I have never put much stock into the Bigfoot phenomenon. I have degrees in wildlife management and wildlife biology and I have been working as a biologist for the ...

November 2013

Dearborn County Indiana (Class A) BFRO

Man remembers observing creature taking food while camping near Manchester

My sighting happened while camping a mile into the woods where several reports were told to me in southeastern Indiana. I saw the creature from behind and the side while it was squating down and eatin...

August 1984

Nicholas County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Daytime observation through binoculars while hunting behind a home in Summersville

On Nov. 24th 2015 I was hunting deer during FIREARM season back on the hill behind my house...I am going "bonkers" for lack of a better word, trying to process what I saw that day. I was walking up an...

November 2015